Pre-Order Your 2018 Shincha Teas at Cha-ya

Posted on April 23rd, 2018 by Cha-ya Japanese Tea & Things

This is a very exciting time of year for tea lovers. Shincha is made from tea picked during the first harvest in the spring, usually from April to May, which produces the highest quality tea in Japan. As we have done in previous years, Cha-ya Japanese Tea & Things is offering a 10% discount for those of you who wish to pre-order Shincha until April 29, 2018. Please call today to place your order, 831-646-5486.

Hashiri Shincha: Hashiri means “first harvest of the season.” It is made from very young leaves and buds of the tea plant. This Hashiri Shincha was grown exclusively on the Moriuchi Tea Farm where it was picked by hand. Tea grown at this farm has received many awards and has been selected as a tea supplier for the Emperor’s palace.
2 oz. bag, $26 (after May 1, $30)
2 oz. gift cans, $34 (after May 1, $38)
1 lb. bag, $180 (after May 1, $200)

Shincha Kunpu: Kunpu means “aromatic wind” and comes form the Honyama region of Shizuoka. It is lightly steamed with a woodsy aroma and a natural sweetness similar to fresh green vegetables.
2 oz. bag, $21 (after May 1, $24)
1 lb. bag, $144 (after May 1, $160)

Shincha Houryoku: Houryoku, meaning “sprouting green,” is from the Makinohara region of Shizuoka. It is a Fukamushi Sencha steamed longer than Sincha Kunpu. It produces an emerald liquid full of herbaceous flavor.
2 oz. bag , $21 (after May 1, $24)
2 oz. gift can, $28 (after May 1, $32)
1 lb. bag, $144 (after May 1, $160)